“It might have been a good idea, but in the event it wasn’t very good”: Andrew Haydon reviews an art rock installation in amongst the Royal Festival Hall’s air-con units.
“Challengingly “international”, but perhaps not in quite the way LIFT hopes.” Andrew Haydon reviews Krzysztof Warlikowski’s revisiting of Phaedra.
“A cartoon samurai from the 80s, inexplicably crossed with a teletubby”: Andrew Haydon reviews the ENO’s staging of Wagner that is somewhat marred by costume and set design choices.
“You gradually learn not to trust a single thing you see”: Andrew Haydon reviews Peeping Tom at HOME.
Theatre 2016, “The largest ever industry-wide conference for everyone who cares about the future of theatre in the UK”, has managed to alienate an astonishing number of people who care about theatre. Here’s Andrew Haydon on how they’ve done it.
Andrew Haydon talks to the playwright about the inspiration behind Pomona, the influence of the internet on his work, and the changing face of Manchester.
Talking journalism, live art, the comedy circuit, The Fall, and access to education, among other things.
All about the money.
Andrew Haydon on the theatre that makes him want to write about theatre.
But, y’know: pretty.
Elsinore, so much to answer for…
International and historical vertigo.
A series of false endings.
Text and context.
An unmitigated triumph.